Mike Myers Biography (1963-)



Born May 25, 1963 (some sources cite 1964), in Toronto (some sources say Scarborough), Ontario, Canada; son of Eric (in insurance business) and Alice (anoffice supervisor; maiden name, Hind) Myers; married Robin Ruzan (a writer),May 22, 1993. Addresses: Contact-- Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-1825. Career: Comedian and writer. Second City (comedy troupe), Toronto, Ontario, member of company, 1986-88; Second City, Chicago, IL, member of company, 1988-89; appeared in television commercials, including one for Heineken beer, 1999; Ming Tea (musical group), Los Angeles, CA, performer. Vision Awards, host, 1998. Awards, Honors: Shared Emmy Award, outstanding writing in a variety or music program,1989, and Emmy Award nomination, outstanding writing in a variety or music program, 1990, both for Saturday Night Live; shared MTV Movie Award, best on-screen duo (with Dana Carvey), and MTV Movie Award nomination, best comedic performance, both 1992, for Wayne's World; shared MTV Movie Award nomination, best on-screen duo (with Carvey), 1993, for Wayne's World II; MTV Movie Award nominations, best comedic performance, best villain, and best dance sequence, and Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination,favorite actor in a comedy, all 1997, for Austin Powers: International Manof Mystery; Golden Slate Award nomination, Csapnivalo Awards, best maleperformance, 1998, for 54; American Comedy Award nomination, funniestlead actor in a motion picture, Blockbuster Entertainment Award, favorite villain, Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite actor in a comedy,Canadian Comedy Award, best original screenplay, Canadian Comedy Award nomination, best male performance in a film, MTV Movie awards, best villain and best on-screen duo (shared with Verne Troyer), and MTV Movie Award nominations,best comedic performance, best fight (with Troyer), and best musical performance (with Troyer), all 1999, for Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me; Teen Choice Award for choice sleazebag, 2000. Addresses: Contact: Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-1825.

Nationality
Canadian
Gender
Male
Occupation
Comedian, writer
Birth Details
May 25, 1963
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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